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Tourism in Mountain View and Stone County was in its early stages back in the 1940s and 1950s but word was getting out that there was a wealth of beauty and adventure to be enjoyed in this area. John … more
As a man who seems driven to make a difference and to go where he is needed, David Campbell found the perfect calling as pastor of a small country church. “You wear a whole lot of hats. You preach … more
Allison Lukens and son Rex Shannon enjoy time at the public swimming pool at Stone County Recreation Complex July 12, 2019. The July 17 issue features a photo page of swimmers. more
The art of chair caning is kept alive at the Ozark Folk Center State Park Craft Village in Mountain View, where Terry Andrews practices the ancient art. See a feature by Renee Carr in the June 12, … more
Renovations are nearing completion at the location for Fiddler's Green medical marijuana dispensary, an effort that has taken longer than expected. President Lisa Murphy now anticipates the facility … more
Duane and Loretta Perry of Fox celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary June 6. They are featured in the June 12, 2019 issue. more
Pilot John Lohmar runs a test flight after the final propeller adjustment May 24 at Specialized Propeller Services in Mountain View. The plane was being prepared for the U.S. National Air Race … more
Read the March 27, 2019 issue for a feature on Robbie Purdom, who has been named by the Mountain View Area Chamber of Commerce as this year's Distinguished Citizen. more
The Get Fit exercise class, which is geared for seniors but open to everyone, meets three days a week at the Stone County Fairgrounds. See the photo page in the March 6, 2019 issue. more
Nearly 20 years ago, Lee Fairchild found a way to combine his love for dogs with his competitive streak through participation in disc dog events such as the series presented by the Skyhoundz … more
On Sept. 10 a group gathered at Fox to celebrate the latest quilt block to become part of the Stone County Quilt Trail and ArkansasQuiltTrails.com. Block #1-19, the Unfolding Star, hangs on the Fox … more
Longevity runs in the Simmons family, with ages into the 90s being common, and turning 90 is something Tommy Simmons of Mountain View never thought much about. It’s on his mind now, with his 90th … more
After 61 years, Shirley Harding of Timbo is getting to know the daughter she never met. A ward of the state, Shirley was only 13 years old in 1957 when she gave birth, having been removed from the … more
Ora Mast of Happy Hollow seems to wonder why people are making a fuss about him turning 90 years old. He’s not doing anything special – just living his life as he has for many years: pastoring a … more
Lou and Judy Hlavenka are featured the week of their 61st wedding anniversary. Read the feature by Judy Bishop in the Aug. 22, 2018 issue. more
Camp Shine On!, an art camp for young adults with special needs, was held July 23-27 at Mountain View Meeting Place on Washington Street. Conducted by Randy and Terri Pease, the camp's mission was to … more
Tracing his family tree has not been easy for Fred Slater, a Stone County resident since 1984. Adopted into a family in 1954 at 4 years old after having been a ward of the county in Indiana, he knew … more
By Lori Freeze You may know my dad as a Forest Service employee, from his years running a flea market, or as that fella who treks uptown nearly every day using a walker to lessen the danger of … more
By Judy Bishop Mountain View resident Paul E. Miller, soon to have his 102nd birthday, recently talked about his long and active life. Surrounded by his books and papers, his white beard neatly … more
An old Christmas card signed by Clifton Irma Juanice and Danny Holland was among those discovered in a box stored in an old smokehouse. By Renee Rushing Carr A few years ago my father, Rodney … more
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